Auction 136, Lot 575

"Prussia", Langenes, Barent

Subject: Eastern Europe

Period: 1598 (published)

Publication: Caert-Thresoor

Color: Hand Color

Size:
5 x 3.8 inches
12.7 x 9.7 cm

This tiny map shows the historical region of Prussia in northeastern Europe extending from the south-eastern coast of the Baltic Sea to the Masurian Lake District. The region is now divided between Poland, Russia, and Lithuania. The map was published by Cornelius Claesz and printed by Langenes in the first edition of the popular Map-treasury. Dutch text on verso.

References: King (2nd ed.) pp. 80-82.

Condition: B+

Minor soil, mostly in blank margins.

Estimate: $100 - $140

Sold for: $110

Closed on 6/1/2011

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